This year's edition has been cancelled

Int'l Marathon Zanzibar SE-Coast

14 Sep 2020 (Mon)



Int'l Marathon Zanzibar SE-Coast

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Welcome to the African Marathon Challenge. Zanzibar is a a great spot to run.This is the third edition of the Int'l Marathon Zanzibar South-East Coast. We will run the white beaches of coral sand and rocks between Bwejuu and Makunduchi in the south east of Unguja. Unguja is the main island of the Zanzibar archipelago. The way back to Bwejuu will follow paved and  unpaved roads. We will cross an intresting archaeological site (a cave in the coral reef limestone) and the villages of Jambiani and Paje before finishing in the tropical garden of Mustapha's Place in Bwejuu. Charity-Background: We support a local archeological project preserving the Kuza Cave near Jambiani. It is coupled with a culture initiative and a strong educational background in geosciences. The briefing will happen at Kuza Cave on the afternnoon of 13th september. The main charity project 2020: We start to ship computers with Ubuntu operation system and educational software to the schools in the villages along the marathon track.

(2020-03-02): As long as the situation and current tendency of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is unclear, we unfortunately cannot accept runners from China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao), Singapore, South Korea or the regions of Lombardy and Veneto in Italy. Also international participants who were still in these regions in September 2020 will not be admitted to start one of the both marathons. If the situation changes, we will inform you.


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Course details

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Start address: Bwejuu, Tanzania

Finish address: Bwejuu, Tanzania

Route map

Int'l Marathon Zanzibar SE-Coast Route Map

Included in the fee

BIB, TShirt, Pricemoney, wooden carved Medal, Trophy, Refreshments, AID-Service



Official marathon guesthouse is Mustapha's Place

After Race Services

Marathon Beachparty after the ceremonies

Age Limit

Minimum age is 18 years

Aid Stations

8 Refreshment Points, Red Cross service

Award Medals

Finishers will receive a handcrafted wooden medal and a finisher shirt. The 3 fastest woman/men get a trophy and pricemoney (rates not yet fixed)

Equipment Storage

In the race office at Mustapha's Place

Maximum Time

7 hours


In front of Mustapha's Place, Bwejuu

Provided Photo Service

You can buy already framed pictures from a professional fotographer at the finish line.

Race Kit Includes

BIB with map and AMC-Ballpen (metal pen with lasered logo of the African Marathon Challenge)


Tropical fruits e.g. melon, bananas, water, coke, salt


Timing will be manually conducted by Race Officials


Destination is the Internatinal Airport of Stonetown, Tanzania. Local transport shall be organized by the marathon team, if you request this.


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